Category: Emergency Services

Fire Restriction Issued

Please be advised that effective May 13, 2019 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE RESTRICTION: Athabasca County has upgraded the existing Fire Advisory to a Fire Restriction for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection area. This restriction PROHIBITS the discharge of fireworks and SUSPENDS all fire permits issued for burn…

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Athabasca County Newsletter – April 2019

The Athabasca County Connection Newsletter is out for April 2019 and includes a variety of stories including information about the 2019 County Budget and priorities for work to take place this year, an update on the Regional Aquatic and Fitness Centre, the Business Visitation Program, and a feature story about the Pioneer and Modern Farm…

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Fire Advisory Issued

Please be advised that effective April 23, 2019 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE ADVISORY for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. The use of burn barrels and cooking and warming fires are permitted. The issuance of new fire permits will be restricted to essential burning only. Residents and…

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County Conversation – Checking Burn Sites

The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment offers information about ensuring winter burn sites are completely extinguished and pose no risk of starting a wildfire when conditions dry out this spring.  …

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County Conversation – August 29

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play button below. This week’s segment talks about the upcoming…

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Rochester Fire Hall – Grand Opening

Athabasca County is hosting the grand opening of the New Rochester Fire Hall: 12(noon) to 7:30 pm | Friday, September 7 Meet the volunteer firefighters and help celebrate the opening of this new facility with food (hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks), displays & information, and activities for the kids!    

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Fire Restriction Now in Place

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County Conversation – Checking Winter Burn Sites

Landowners play a role in preventing wildfire by checking brush piles Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. The segment airs every second Wednesday around 9:25 am. If you missed hearing it over the radio,…

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Easter Holiday Office Hours

The After Hours Emergency Line will remain in operation for the long weekend to assist with municipal emergencies. Should your emergency require ambulance, police or fire, please call 9-1-1.

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County Conversation – Rural addressing and emergencies

Get to know your rural address or post it in an accessible location If you missed this week’s Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the importance of knowing your rural address in case of emergency. The blue signs were added to the entrance of…

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